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Course Name
Turkish GIS and Planning
English GIS and Planning
Course Code
SBP 126E Credit Lecture
Semester 2
- 2 1 -
Course Language English
Course Coordinator Fatih Terzi
Course Objectives 1 - To provide fundamental understanding of GIS technology and applications,
2 - To address issues associated with the planning application of GIS
3 - To provide skills for GIS softwares.
Course Description This undergraduate course provides an in-depth introduction to Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and its applications in the field of planning. Students will explore the fundamental concepts, components, and tasks involved in GIS, gaining a solid understanding of its role as a powerful tool for spatial analysis and decision-making. Emphasis will be placed on the use of maps as a language for spatial thinking and the utilization of GIS data structures, systems, and related technologies. Through hands-on exercises and projects, students will develop practical skills in data input, storage, editing, query, analysis, and presentation within GIS frameworks.
Course Outcomes • Understand the fundamental concepts and definitions of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and its relevance in the field of planning.
• Explore the components and tasks involved in GIS, including data acquisition, storage, editing, querying, analysis, and presentation.
• Develop proficiency in using maps as a language for spatial thinking and effective communication within GIS frameworks.
• Gain hands-on experience in data input techniques, including digitization, remote sensing, and GPS.
• Examine GIS data structures and systems, including raster and vector models, database management, and spatial data infrastructure.
• Acquire skills in data editing and query operations, enabling students to manipulate and extract relevant information from GIS databases.
• Learn techniques for visually presenting GIS data through maps, charts, and graphs.
Required Facilities
Textbook Chrisman, N. (1997) Exploring Geographic Information Systems, N.Y. :John Wiley and Sons.
DeMers, M. (1997) Fundamentals of Geographic Information Systems, N.Y. : John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
O'sullivan, D., & Unwin, D. (2003). Geographic information analysis. John Wiley & Sons.
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